The Parks Division is charged with the landscape maintenance and development of the City's open spaces. This responsibility includes thirteen parks, all the civic facilities, the Spur Trail, the medians and other urban landscaping, the Downtown and the commercial areas and thousands of trees throughout the community. The Parks Division works with Public Works during emergencies to meet the needs of the City of Millbrae. The Parks Division works with citizens to determine and condition of trees on private property and issues permits for trimming, removal and replacement. The Division coordinates with the Recreation Division in staging community events.